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Research by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission finds that less able children from more affluent families are more 35% likely to become higher earners than more able children from more advantaged backgrounds

26th July 2015

Recent research commissioned by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission and undertaken by the London School of Economics has identified a “glass floor” in British society that effectively protects better off but less able children from downward social mobility as they become adults. 411 more words

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Jobs For The Boys

Whilst a ‘glass floor’ protects the children of higher income middle class families from any reversal in social mobility, the same cannot be said for the children from poorer working class families.  212 more words

My one and only blog..... until now.

In August 2013, I wrote this blog………

For the summer holidays this year  my youngest daughter  decided that she would take her kids for a some days out, rather than go away for a week, and invited me to join them. 345 more words


Glass Floor Bathroom?

So, I’m always on the lookout for unusual and unique home design ideas.  Linda D. over at boredpanda.com penned an article called ’33 Amazing Ideas That Will Make Your House Awesome!’ 166 more words

Eric McKenna

Tower Bridge Museum and Engine Rooms

I was intrigued by news of a “glass floor” at the Tower Bridge Museum here in London and visited this weekend for the first time.  The glass floor did indeed measure up to expectations.   450 more words


"London Calling"

Since I have been living in London for quite some time now, I can honestly say that I have done the majority of touristy things (some of them more than once). 300 more words